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Standard & Ground (or Wave?)-Breaking
Medina, Pedro de.  Arte del navigare. Venetia: Appresso Tomaso Baglioni, 1609. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). A4 b4 2A8 B–Q8 R10; [7], [1 (blank)], 137, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
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Dime Novel:  A Yachting Yarn
New York Detective, A.  The Bradys on deck or, the mystery of the private yacht. New York: Frank Tousey, 1914. Folio. 30, [2 (adv.)] pp.
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The Basis forTwo Classic Film Versions
Nordhoff, Charles, & James Norman Hall.  Mutiny on the Bounty.  Baltimore: Pr. at the Garamond Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1947. Tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). x, [2], 465, [1] pp., [1] f.
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
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Post-XYZ Affair
Pickering, Timothy.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to lie on the table. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1798 [i.e., 1799]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 8"). [2], 45, [1 (blank)] pp.

The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
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The Trent AffairThe Civil War on the High Seas
Rush, Benjamin.  Letter on the rebellion, to a citizen of Washington from a citizen of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1862. 8vo. 23, [1 (blank)] pp.

Maritime PietyAlexander Anderson Vignette
The sabbath at sea; or the history of Samuel Newman. New York: American Tract Society, [ca. 1832-1838]. 16mo. 28 pp. (covers numbered 2 & 3).

Printed onRice Paper” on theArchbishop's Press, the Ex-Jesuit Press
Sancho de Santa Justa y Rufino, Basilio.  Alocucion que en el dia veinte de enero del año mil setecientos ochenta y tres, cumpleaños del Rey nuestro señor D. Carlos III (que Dios gu[ard]e.) pronuncio a la Real Sociedad Patriotica de Manila. Manila: En la Imprenta del Seminario Eclesiastico, por Ignacio Ad-Vincula, 1783. Folio (29.5 cm; 11.5"). [1] f., 23, [1] pp.
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Adventures inIslands & Highlands
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Kidnapped. Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751. New York: For the Members of The Limited Editions Club by the Pynson Printers, 1938. Large 8vo (24.4 cm, 9.6"). xiv, [2], 236, [2] pp.; illus.
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A Scandinavian EpicA Swedish ProductionContributions from Longfellow!
Tegnér, Esaias.  Frithiof's saga. Stockholm: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club by the Royal Printing House, 1953. 8vo. 248, [4] pp.; illus.
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The Stinehour Press for the LEC: Thoreau's First Book
Thoreau, Henry David.  A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. [Lunenburg, VT]: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. Sm. folio (26 cm, 10.25"). xv, [3], 352 pp.; illus.
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Search & Seizure
Van Buren, Martin (President, 1837–1841).   [drop-title] Search or seizure of American vessels on coast of Africa, &c. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, in relation to seizures or search of American vessels, &c. March 3, 1841. Read, and laid upon the table. [Washington, 1841]. 8vo. 766 pp.
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A Popular 19th-Century Guidebook forTraveling in New York
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western canal, and stage road, to Niagara Falls. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.875"). 69, [7] pp., large folding map.
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La boussole n’a pas été connue par les anciens”
Venanson, Flaminius.  De l’invention de la boussole nautique. Naples: Chez Ange Trani, 1808. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 172 pp.
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Trade in Wartime
Ward, Robert Plumer. An essay on contraband: Being a continuation of the treatise of the relative rights and duties of belligerent and neutral nations, in maritime affairs. London: J. Wright & J. Butterworth (pr. by G. Woodfall), 1801. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). vii, [1 (blank)], 173–255, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking i/ii, i.e., the half-title).

From Shipwreck to Success
Whymper, Elijah, illus.  The foundling of the wreck. London: Groombridge & Sons (pr. by Richard Barrett), [ca. 1850]. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.625"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 47, [1] pp.; illus.
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Polynesia & TAHITI 7 Maps & 6 PlatesAbsorbing Narratives
Wilson, William, ed. & illus.  A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts, and views ... London: Pr. by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [12], c, 420, [12] pp.; 7 fold. maps, 6 plts.
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A Glimpse of Public Policy from theDutch Golden Age
Witt, Johan de.  Resolutien der heeren Staten van Hollandt ende West-Vriesland van consideratie, ende oock voor de toekomende tyden dienende, genomen zedert den aenvangh der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt ... beginnende met den tweeden Augusti 1653. ende eyndigende met den negentiende December 1668. Utrecht: Willem vande Water, 1706. 4to (25.3 cm; 10"). [2] ff., 635, 638–828, [33] pp.
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